Tristan Thompson is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He played one season of college basketball for Texas before being drafted fourth overall by the Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA draft. He also represents Canada in international competition. Thompson won an NBA championship with the Cavaliers in 2016.
Tristan Trevor James Thompson
Professional Basketball Player
Power Forward, Center
Birthday / Date of Birth
Tristan Thompson was born on March 13, 1991 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
He’s currently 28 years old.
He is of Jamaican origin.
Tristan Thompson went to the St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School in Brampton,Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, Henderson International School. After graduating from high school, he got admission at The University of Texas at Austin.
- Father – Trevor Thompson
- Mother – Andrea Thompson
- Siblings – Amari Thompson (Younger Brother), Dishawn Thompson (Younger Brother), Daniel Thompson (Younger Brother) (Former High School Basketball Player)
- Others – Jemal Thompson (Cousin) (Former Professional Football Player)
Tristan Thompson is represented by Rich Paul.
Girlfriend / Spouse
Tristan Thompson has dated –
- Jordan Craig (2014-2016) – Tristan started dating model Jordan Craig towards the end of 2014. Their relationship made a debut on the pages of tabloids in August 2014 after they were pictured leaving a Los Angeles nightclub. They separated in mid-2016 as he turned his attention to Khloe Kardashian. When they broke up, Jordan was pregnant with his child. In December 2016, she gave birth to a son.
- Khloe Kardashian (2016-Present) – Tristan dumped Jordan for the American reality star, Khloe Kardashian when they started dating in August 2016. Their relationship was made public in September as they were pictured leaving Bootsy Bellows nightclub in Los Angeles. A couple of days later, they flew out for a romantic vacation in Mexico. By the Halloween’s Eve, they had openly started posting on Snapchat about their relationship. In March 2017, it was reported that they had broken up and he was looking to reunite with the mother of his child. However, Khloe banished all such rumors by stating that she wanted to get married to him eventually. The couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter named True Thompson on April 12, 2018. In October 2018, there were some breakup rumors going on in the media.
- In feet – 6 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 206 cm
- In meters – 2.06 m
- In Kilograms – 108 kg
- In Pounds – 238 lbs
- Measurements – 46-36-17
- Chest – 46 inches
- Waist – 36 inches
- Arms / Biceps – 17 inches
Playing for the NBA team, Cleveland Cavaliers, with whom he has managed to win the NBA title in 2016.
Basketball Match Debut
In December 2011, he made his professional debut against Toronto Raptors. He managed to score 12 points in a 17-minute cameo on his debut.
Apart from the broadcast of NBA matches, he made his first TV show appearance in sports show, Game Changers in 2016.
Tristan has done a lucrative brand endorsement deal with the sportswear giant, Nike. He has also done promotional work for Tim Hortons and Biosteel. He has also lent his voice for the Bobblehead commercial in which his bobblehead model was also featured.
- Tall and imposing presence.
- Close-cropped hairdo.
Tristan Thompson Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Will Smith
- Favorite Sports Apart From Basketball – Ice Hockey
- Favorite NHL Team – Toronto Maple Leaves
- Favorite Basketball Movie – He Got Game (1998)
- Favorite Music Artists – Drake, The Weeknd
- Favorite Donuts Bakery – Tim Hortons
Tristan Thompson Net worth
Tristan Thompson has a total net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – Tristan Thompson
- Instagram – realtristan13
- Twitter – Tristan Thompson
- Snapchat – @tristanthompson
Some Lesser Known Facts About Tristan Thompson
- In middle school, he used to play soccer. However, he later switched to basketball as his tall height made it bit too hard to run up and down the field.
- He decided to leave St. Benedict’s after junior year due to his strained relationship with basketball team coach Dan Hurley. They even had a blazing row during a timeout in a match, which led to him being dropped from the team.
- His youngest brother, Amari has been diagnosed with epilepsy, which has led to Tristan working with a number of foundations such as Epilepsy Toronto to raise funds as well as awareness about the condition.
- In June 2011, he created his own piece of history by becoming the first Canadian player in NBA history to be drafted fourth overall after being picked by Cleveland Cavaliers.
- In December 2016, he became the first player in the history of Cleveland Cavaliers to participate in 400 consecutive regular competitive games. His streak came to an end at 447 games after a sprained thumb forced him to sit out against Boston Celtics.
- In October 22, 2015, Thompson re-signed with the Cavaliers on a five-year, $82 million contract, ending a four month contract stalemate that caused Thompson to miss training camp, the preseason and the FIBA Americas Championship.
- In December 26, 2016, in a loss to the Detroit Pistons, Thompson became the first player in franchise history to play in 400 consecutive regular season games.
- In April 5, 2017, Thompson missed the Cavaliers’ game against the Boston Celtics with a sprained right thumb.